RELEASED—An April 22, file photo shows singer Lauryn Hill walking from federal court in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, file) DANBURY, Conn. (AP)—Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill was released from federal prison last Friday and will spend three months under home confinement under terms of her guilty plea to failing to pay taxes.
Daily Archive: October 8, 2013
This image released by Cromarty and Co. shows Dee Dee Bridgewater performing in the off-Broadway musical play, “Lady Day,” about legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday. (AP Photo/Cromarty and Co., Carol Rosegg) by Charles GansAssociated Press Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Dee Dee Bridgewater might have been a Broadway star were she not so successful as a jazz singer. She won a Tony Award in her Broadway debut as Glinda the Good Witch in “The Wiz.” But she later rededicated herself to her jazz career, touring the world, winning three Grammys Awards and hosting NPR’s nationally syndicated “Jazz Set.”
Praise Martin-Oguike (Temple) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — All charges have been dropped against a former member of Temple University’s football team who was accused of rape.
Adam Jones, left, cornerback for the NFL football Cincinnati Bengals, talks with attorney Chad Ziepfel during his assault trial, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman) by Lisa CornwellAssociated Press Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones punched a woman after she poured beer on him when he insulted her and her friends, witnesses and a prosecutor said Monday at his trial on an assault charge.
Lee Thornton (Courtesy of the University of Maryland) (NNPA)–Lee Thornton, a former CNN and CBS correspondent and the interim dean for the University of Maryland’s journalism school, died Sept. 25 after a brief illness. She was 71.
How many times have you told yourself that you’d exercise and get fit, if only you had the time? If I had a dollar for…
by Brian Smedley WASHINGTON-The implementation of the Affordable Care Act is an achievement Americans can be proud of. Making sure that all our brothers and sisters, children and grandchildren, have proper health insurance makes us a stronger, more prosperous nation. Amid this important change, however, we cannot ignore the work that remains to be done, especially in communities of color. Insurance cards are not enough.
Mariah Carey and Jermaine Dupri (PRNewsFoto/PMK*BNC) NEW YORK (AP) — Music producer Jermaine Dupri is joining Mariah Carey’s management team.
MALCOLM X INKSTER, Mich. (AP) – A group of suburban Detroit residents wants to clean up and restore a house where civil rights leader Malcolm X lived in the 1950s and have it designated as a historic landmark.